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EPRG MEP Surveys 2000, 2006, 2010 and 2015 combined

  • September 2000 - December 2015
  • N = 969
  • Mode: Survey data

This release of data combines all four waves of the MEP survey. The data are available in Excel and Stata formats. The Excel file also sets out the questions and coding. The questionnaires for each survey are combined in a zip file in the link below. Alternatively you can download them separately here for the 2000, 20062010 and 2015 waves.   Access to the raw data is password-protected.  If you would like to access the files please send an e-mail either to Richard Whitaker (richard.whitaker@leicester.ac.uk) or to Simon Hix (s.hix@lse.ac.uk) with a brief explanation of how you intend to use the data. These data can only be used for academic research purposes.   Details of the samples for all four waves of the survey can be downloaded separately here.

When using these data, please cite them as follows: Simon Hix, David Farrell, Roger Scully, Richard Whitaker and Galina Zapryanova (2016) 'EPRG MEP Survey Dataset: Combined Data 2016 Release', https://mepsurvey.eu/data-objects/data/
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EPRG MEP Survey 2015

  • April 2015 - December 2015
  • N = 227
  • Mode: Survey data

Raw data from the 2015 wave of the EPRG MEP Survey. The data are available in Excel and Stata formats. The Excel file also sets out the questions and coding. Access to the raw data is password-protected.  If you would like to access the files please send an e-mail either to Richard Whitaker (richard.whitaker@leicester.ac.uk) or to Simon Hix (s.hix@lse.ac.uk) with a brief explanation of how you intend to use the data. These data can only be used for academic research purposes.

When using these data please cite them as follows: Richard Whitaker, Simon Hix and Galina Zapryanova (2016) 'EPRG MEP Survey Dataset 2016 Release', https://mepsurvey.eu/data-objects/data/
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Bowler and Farrell’s survey of the 1989-94 EP

  • May 1990 - December 1990
  • N = 195
  • Mode: Survey data

These data are from the survey of MEPs in the 1989-94 European Parliament conducted by Shaun Bowler and David Farrell. No codebook is available for these data but the definitions and coding are self-explanatory for most of the variables.

When using these data, please cite them as follows: Shaun Bowler and David Farrell (1993) "Legislator Shirking and Voter Monitoring: Impacts of European Parliament Electoral Systems upon Legislator-Voter Relationships", Journal of Common Market Studies 31(1) 45-70.
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